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Judge Don Ash Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal
Judge Don Ash Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

Judge Don Ash has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Rutherford County Christmas Parade. The gala event begins at 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon, December 8, 2019, at the intersection of East Main and Middle Tennessee Boulevard.

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Haslam Appoints Scarlett Judge for Circuit Court in 16th Judicial District (Rutherford and Cannon Counties)
Haslam Appoints Scarlett Judge for Circuit Court in 16th Judicial District (Rutherford and Cannon Counties)

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appointed Darrell L. Scarlett of Murfreesboro as Circuit Court judge for the 16th Judicial District, which serves Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Senator Lamar Alexander Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh
Senator Lamar Alexander Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh

"Judge Kavanaugh denies under oath Dr. Ford's account of an alleged incident 36 years ago. The FBI has conducted six background investigations of Judge Kavanaugh since that alleged incident and found no such conduct. Every person Dr. Ford alleges was present at the incident says under penalty of a felony it didn't happen."

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Race for Judge in Rutherford County takes a turn
Race for Judge in Rutherford County takes a turn

Judge Tidwell has retained attorney Brad Hornsby with Bulloch, Fly, Hornsby and Evans, Attorneys At Law suggesting that opponent Nichols has made untrue remarks in a campaign flyer.

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Weighted Case Load Study Finds Need For Judges
Weighted Case Load Study Finds Need For Judges

The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury issued the FY 2016-17 Tennessee Judicial Weighted Caseload Study on February 14.

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Former Judge Bob Corlew to run for the 6th Congressional Seat
Former Judge Bob Corlew to run for the 6th Congressional Seat

Former Judge Bob Corlew has announced his candidacy for the open 6th Congressional Seat in Tennessee via a statement and announcement video.

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Governor Appoints Tidwell Circuit Court Judge
Governor Appoints Tidwell Circuit Court Judge

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Barry Ross Tidwell of Murfreesboro as Circuit Court Judge in the 16th Judicial District, which includes Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Law on Proof of Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Cases
Tennessee Supreme Court Clarifies Law on Proof of Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Cases

In a case closely watched by Tennessee lawyers, the Tennessee Supreme Court has declined to change the law on what evidence can be used to prove medical expenses in cases involving personal injury.

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NEW JUDGE: Commission Accepting Applications for Vacancy in 16th Judicial District Circuit Court - Rutherford / Cannon Counties
NEW JUDGE: Commission Accepting Applications for Vacancy in 16th Judicial District Circuit Court - Rutherford / Cannon Counties

Any interested applicant must be a licensed attorney who is at least 30 years of age, a resident of the state for five years, and a resident of the 16th Judicial District.

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Topic 1: Smyrna resident needs a new kidney / Topic 2: Remembering Judge Keith Siskin
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Eischeid Beats Crowded Field to Become the Newest Judge
Eischeid Beats Crowded Field to Become the Newest Judge

Lisa Eischeid beats eight other opponents to become the new General Sessions Judge, Part Four.

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Crismon Announces Candidacy for General Sessions Judge
Crismon Announces Candidacy for General Sessions Judge

Andrae P. Crismon announces he's a candidate for the Rutherford County General Sessions Judge seat.

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Another name is in the hat for the election of a new Rutherford County General Sessions Judge
Another name is in the hat for the election of a new Rutherford County General Sessions Judge

Attorney and General Sessions Court Coordinator, Lisa Bell, officially announced her candidacy to be Rutherford County's new General Sessions Court Judge.

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Frost Qualifies for General Sessions Judge, Part IV Race
Frost Qualifies for General Sessions Judge, Part IV Race

Thomas D. "Tom" Frost, a local Murfreesboro attorney, announced today that he has qualified as a candidate in the August 4th election for General Sessions Judge, Part IV.

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Kirk Catron announces Candidacy for Rutherford County General Sessions Judge
Kirk Catron announces Candidacy for Rutherford County General Sessions Judge

Rutherford County attorney and business leader, Kirk D Catron, announces his candidacy for the new General Sessions Judgeship recently approved by the County Commission.

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Juvenile Court Judge Says Untreated Mental Illness a Problem For Rutherford County Children
Juvenile Court Judge Says Untreated Mental Illness a Problem For Rutherford County Children

Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport told WGNS that untreated mental health issues are leading to child related problems...

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Committee requests new judge
Committee requests new judge

Strapped by a massive and growing court docket, Rutherford County's General Sessions judges are seeking another judgeship to carry some of the burden.

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Murfreesboro City Councilman to Resign Sept. 1, 2014
Murfreesboro City Councilman to Resign Sept. 1, 2014

The City Attorney has written a letter to the City Council on filling the vacancy of City Council member Toby Gilley...

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What Judges were recommended by voting bar association members in Rutherford / Cannon Counties?
What Judges were recommended by voting bar association members in Rutherford / Cannon Counties?

The Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association (RCCBA) released the results of a member poll for the Rutherford and Cannon County August 7, 2014 General Election.

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Local Judge that served on SEAL Team One says he is running for re-election
Local Judge that served on SEAL Team One says he is running for re-election

Prior to law school, Taylor was a U.S. Navy combat veteran of Vietnam serving aboard the destroyer, USS DeHaven, with Underwater Demolition Team 22 and SEAL Team One.

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Circuit Court Judge Mark Rogers says he will run again for seat
Circuit Court Judge Mark Rogers says he will run again for seat

Sixteenth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Mark Rogers announced his re-election bid Wednesday.

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General Sessions Judge McFarlin Announces Re-election Bid
General Sessions Judge McFarlin Announces Re-election Bid

Rutherford County General Sessions Court, Part I Judge Ben Hall McFarlin announced his re-election bid. “I love what I do, and I’m making a difference,” McFarlin said. 

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Smyrna Town Court to Celebrate
Smyrna Town Court to Celebrate "Law Day and Citizens Rights

The Smyrna Town Court will celebrate Law Day on May 1 to commemorate the importance of the law, citizens’ rights and the rule of law in American society. 

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Rutherford County Juvenile Courts have to remove one to five children weekly because of neglect, drug exsposure and more
Rutherford County Juvenile Courts have to remove one to five children weekly because of neglect, drug exsposure and more

The juvenile courts remove one to five children from homes each week in Rutherford County due to neglect, drug exposure by the parent and more.

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What Charges will Lead a Juvenile to Adult Court?

Over the past six months in Rutherford County, one juvenile in Murfreesboro was charged with the rape of a child. It is unknown if the case has moved forward at this point as juvenile records are not released.

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Child Abuse a Very Real Issue for Rutherford County
Child Abuse a Very Real Issue for Rutherford County
In Rutherford County, child abuse is a very real concern and many times, these concerns are known too late and the situation is not fully realized until it hits the courts. 
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Children Misbehaving - Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport Says Some Parents Need Help
Children Misbehaving - Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport Says Some Parents Need Help
One problem law enforcement is experiencing deals with parents who don’t differentiate between an unruly child and a child that is simply misbehaving...
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Chancery Court Judge Candidate Howard Wilson has announced the Addition of Realtor John Jones to his Leadership Team
Chancery Court Judge Candidate Howard Wilson has announced the Addition of Realtor John Jones to his Leadership Team
Wilson also presided as an Administrative Law Judge for the Tennessee Department of Special Education for 15 years, as well as serving as special judge for the General Sessions Court and Murfreesboro Municipal Court.
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Politics: Former Smyrna Police Detective Running for Judge Against Ben McFarlin
Politics: Former Smyrna Police Detective Running for Judge Against Ben McFarlin
Rutherford County attorney, longtime civil servant and former Naval Submariner, Kevin Hodges, announces that he will seek the Republican Party’s nomination for General Sessions Judge during the May 6, 2014 primary to unseat current General Sessions Judge Ben McFarlin.
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Juvenile Court Judge in Rutherford County Says that Children Can Break the Chain of Abuse They Have Grown Up With
Juvenile Court Judge in Rutherford County Says that Children Can Break the Chain of Abuse They Have Grown Up With
Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport says one of the toughest things about working with children is teaching them that they can break a cycle of abuse that may have damaged them physically and emotionally.
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Political Races Continue to Catch Fire as More Announce Candidacy at the Local Level
Political Races Continue to Catch Fire as More Announce Candidacy at the Local Level
Keith Siskin, Judge of Division III of the Circuit Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties, has officially announced his candidacy for election to retain his seat on the Court.
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Political News Wave Continues: Murfreesboro Councilman to Seek General Sessions Judge Seat
Political News Wave Continues: Murfreesboro Councilman to Seek General Sessions Judge Seat
Murfreesboro attorney and City Councilman Toby Gilley announced today that he will seek the Republican Party’s nomination for General Sessions Judge, Part III, during the May 6, 2014 Rutherford County primary.
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